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TRIB’s Stevens Discusses the Impact of Tariffs on U.S. Retreaders

The imposition of aggressive anti-dumping and countervailing duties on Chinese-made medium truck tires arguably has been the most significant development to hit the domestic retreading industry in many years, and the impact of those actions is something that the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) is monitoring closely.

How Truck Tire Retreading Has Changed

Kevin Rohlwing has been in the tire industry for 37 years and has seen a massive shift in retread technology. Gone are the days of technicians eye-balling the tread on the casing. But he says the retread revolution is far from over.

GCR Tires Expands to Pacific Northwest

GCR Tires & Service (GCR), the commercial tire and service network owned and operated by Bridgestone Americas, Inc., expands its operations into the Pacific Northwest.

How to Maximize Retread Tire Life

Retread tires offer comparable performance to a new tire in a more environmentally friendly package. Here’s how to make sure they last.

Future Trucker Wins Spot the Retreads Contest

The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) held it's "Spot the Retread" contest at the Mid-America Trucking Show. This year's winner is a future trucker, not even old enough for her commercial driver's license (CDL). 

Marangoni Names New Company Head

Bill Sweatman has retired as president and CEO of Marangoni Tread North America, effective May 1, and is being succeeded by Clif Armstrong, former vice president, business development.

How to Test Truck Tires in Your Fleet

Tires can be an endless headache for truck fleet managers trying to determine which brands and types perform best in their applications. What's the best way to conduct a tire test to see how a prospective tire stacks up when compared to other makes and models?